Democracy Now! Friday, October 17, 2003
Sen. Kennedy Says He Will Oppose Iraq Funding
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Sen. Ted Kennedy spoke on the floor of the senate last night on the Bush administration’s failure to provide a realistic, specific plan to bring stability to Iraq. We hear an excerpt of his speech.
Democracy Now! Exclusive: Retired Air Force Col. On How Bush Admin. Used Psy-Ops, Propaganda and Information Warfare In Build-Up to Iraq Invasion
A new report by retired Air Force Colonel Sam Gardiner charges the U.S. and Britain relied on information warfare and psychological operations to inform the public in the lead-up and during the invasion of Iraq. He outlines over 50 stories that appeared in the U.S. media that were either purposely false or misleading.
PR Specialist of Debunked Persian Gulf War Incubator Story Promotes New Book on Lynch "Rescue"
Weapons of Mass Deception co-author John Stauber takes a look at how a new Jessica Lynch-related book is being promoted by the PR specialist infamous for coaching “Nayirah,” the Kuwaiti girl, in the later-debunked 1990 testimony to Congress that she’d seen Iraqi soldiers murdering Kuwaiti babies.